#GoodRead | Daniel Clowes Withdraws From Angoulême Grand Prix As No Women Are Nominated

 by Guillaume Paumier [ CC BY-SA 3.0 ],  via Wikimedia Commons

by Guillaume Paumier [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

"Daniel Clowes, Riad Sattouf And Joann Sfar Withdraw From Angoulême Grand Prix As No Women Are Nominated":

The Angoulême Grand Prix is the most prestigious award in the comic book medium, recognising a creator’s contribution to the artform over their life. This morning, we ran the long list of thirty names, which will be whittled down to a shorter list to vote upon.

The only thing was, no one seems to have thought that any woman might be deemed worthy for the list this year.

Read Rich Johnston's full article at Bleeding Cool here…

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